Re: Adding ppc64el support in debian-cd
On Fri, Oct 03, 2014 at 01:00:04AM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 03, 2014 at 12:33:01AM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> >Hi Steve,
> >On Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 10:02:34AM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> >> On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 10:47:10PM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> >> > The tarball should be decompressed in the root of the CD-ROM, while the
> >> > kernel and initrd should be placed in the /install directory. The ISO
> >> > image should be generated with the --chrp-boot argument. Beside that the
> >> > default options of genisoimage should be used, there is no need to
> >> > specify any strange HFS option like on powerpc (Note: I only tested that
> >> > on a VM using SLOF, it will be nice if someone with access to bare metal
> >> > can confirm that).
> >> >
> >> > Don't hesitate to ask more details if needed. I will tell you once GRUB
> >> > is fixed and all these files are in place on d-i.debian.org.
> >> GRUB is now fixed, and the latest daily build of d-i does have the CDROM
> >> files available:
> >> http://d-i.debian.org/daily-images/ppc64el/daily/cdrom/
> >Please find attached a patch to add ppc64el support to debian-cd. Could
> >you please merge it?
> Done, and pushed.
> I've also just added ppc64el to the daily and weekly build config -
> let's see how well it works!
Thanks! It seems the daily build has worked correctly. Unfortunately the
d-i's cdrom flavour misses the SCSI modules to access the CD-ROM, so a
full installation is not possible. I have fixed that in the d-i git, it
has missed the beta2 release, but should be in tomorrow's daily.
Aurelien Jarno GPG: 4096R/1DDD8C9B